# Quiz: Trivia Questions On Types Of Force!

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• 1.
A combination of all the forces acting on an object is referred to as the
• A.

Net force

• B.

Absolute friction

• C.

Negative force

• D.

Speed

• 2.
The SI unit of measure for the strength fo a force is the _____
• A.

Newton

• B.

Einstein

• C.

Brown

• D.

Daltonian

• 3.
When we measured force in our labs we used a piece of lab equipment called a ___________
• A.

Spring scale

• B.

Triple beam balance

• C.

Doctor's scale

• D.

Rubber band

• 4.
What happens when two forces act in the same direction?
• A.

• B.

They cancel each other out

• C.

The stronger one prevails

• D.

Their sum divided by two is the net force

• 5.
Weight is the force of ____________ on an object at the surface of a planet (like Earth).
• A.

Gravity

• B.

Friction

• C.

Air resistance

• D.

Magnetism

• 6.
When the only force acting on a falling object is gravity, the object is said to be in _____
• A.

Free fall

• B.

Stationary

• C.

Deceleration

• D.

Good shape

• 7.
A push or a pull in science is referred to as a ___
• A.

Force

• B.

Inertia

• C.

Motion

• D.

Mass

• 8.
The force that results from two surfaces rubbing together is referred to as ________
• A.

Friction

• B.

Magnetism

• C.

Gravity

• D.

Elastic

• 9.
Two things determine the strength of friction, how hard the surfaces are pushed together and,,,
• A.

The types of surfaces involved

• B.

The spring scale you use

• C.

The temperature

• D.

The time of day

• 10.
Gravity is a force that ______ objects toward __________
• A.

Pulls; each other

• B.

Repels; the sun

• C.

Pushes; the poles

• D.

Separates; their partners

• 11.
Magnets stick to materials made out of...
• A.

• B.

Iron

• C.

Nickel

• D.

Cobalt

• 12.
Magnetic force surrounds a magnet and is caused by ...
• A.

Electric charges in the atoms that make up the magnet lining up in the same way

• B.

Magic

• C.

Tiny living cells that only live to put off a magnetic field

• D.

Pieces of a rock originally from outer space that crashed here many years ago

• 13.
If something returns to its original shape after it is squeezed or stretched it has .....
• A.

Elastic force

• B.

Magnetic force

• C.

Gravitational force

• D.

Friction force

• 14.
We know that the Earth acts as a large bar magnet because...
• A.

We see tiny magnetic minerals lined up to with the Earth's magnetic field in rocks of all ages

• B.

We asked it and there are people who can hear it answer

• C.

Scientists did a test in which they tried to repel a large bar magnet from the space station.

• D.

The north pole sticks up out of the ground near Norway and we can see it

• 15.
Compasses work because...
• A.

Its needle is a small magnet and it is pulled by Earth's magnetic field to point to the North Pole

• B.

It spins until you reach your destination at which time it will stop...so you know you are there

• C.

It knows where you want to go and it points you in that direction

• D.

If you know which way is north the compass will help you to walk that way

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